Top Facts & Statistics
$2.20reduction in cost of pregnancy-related care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services above the current level
75%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in developing regions
214Mwomen in developing regions want to avoid pregnancy but are not using a modern contraceptive method
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Addressing the global unmet need for contraception supports health and well-being among women and their families, and improves nations' abilities to meet their development goals. The greatest gains will be seen in areas where modern contraceptive use remains low and injury and death related to clandestine abortion is high.